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GREAT

Deep Purple live at Heineken Music Hall (Amsterdam, Netherlands 2012-12-04) I have been to several concerts of DP and each concert was superbe. The crowed was very enthousiastic and the band was playing wonderfull. Looking forward to see them in Zwolle and Lokeren this year. Hopefully they will play a lot of new material, because […]

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Le Zénith, Toulouse, 6/12/12

Just a few words about Deep Purple’s Toulouse show last Thursday. Having been to Nantes in November, I must say this was perhaps a bit weary overall, although quite nice — well, maybe it was the sunday schedule, and a lame audience — I don’t know, but some of the band members (NOT Ian Gillan) […]

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Le sourire du plaisir in Brussels

It was the fifth time I saw Deep Purple since 2006. I could compare the quality of the show compared to other concerts and it was excellent! The most fascinating thing is to see members of the group with a permanent smile, it’s a real pleasure to see. I was on the front which is […]

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Back to hard rock roots

Forest National, Brussels, Belgium I had the chance to stand near the stage during the gig. Deep Purple gave a great concert last night in Brussels. After a powerful start (Fireball, Into the fire and Hard lovin’man), they gave us a wonderful “strange kind of woman”. All the members were in great shape and Gillan’s […]

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Speed King

Speed King is back in the live set and by all accounts it’s a scorcher. Filled with improvisations, bits and pieces of classic rock’n’roll and even occasional croonery. The band is firing on all cylinders like a well oiled machine. Check out this one from Hamburg on November 24:

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Very good gig

Deep Purple, Nantes, Pruillé (France, 11th November 2012). Even sometimes are screaming was dropped as highway star it was a very good gig. The show was energetic and fresh.I totally agree with the post from Grenoble,for Ian Paice and Ian Gillan.The drums solo was amazing and Ian Gillan was also in a fine form as […]

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Deep Purple in concert – Grenoble – France

Deep Purple – Palais de sports, Grenoble (France – November 9th 2012) Set list : Fireball – Into the Fire – Hard Lovin’ Man – Maybe I’m a Leo – Strange Kind of Woman – The Battle Rages On – Contact Lost – Steve Morse solo – Sometimes I feel like screaming – The Well-Dressed […]

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More Morse era, please

Date: 2012/2/13 : Hamilton Place : Hamilton : Canada First the good stuff. Good crowd on a cold night and a nearly full theatre. Hamilton Place seats 1,500 would say there were between 1,300-1,400 there. The guys were on fire despite some problems for Mr. Glover during Strange Kind of Woman. (Finally back online with […]

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Touring the Great White North

Date: 2012-02-17 : TCU Place : Saskatoon : Canada Just returned from the Purple show – been a long wait since I bought the ticket… Had heard that the Canadian shows were being well reviewed – just added to the anticipation, especially seeing as this was only my second Purple show. First one was the […]

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Purple Week-End

Date: 2012-02-11: John Labatt Center/Massey Hall, London, Toronto, Canada Well, where do I start? What a week-end indeed. First of all my brother (Scott) flew in from Scotland on the Thursday to be part of the Purple experience with my son (Craig) and I. We set off on a snowy Saturday morning from Oshawa bound […]

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